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How to help a buyer who won’t accept the property in its present condition

11/24/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Remind buyers that a termination option can help when negotiating repairs.

Categories: Legal

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Who chooses the repairman?

07/09/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

TREC contracts don’t address who can pick the repairman.

Categories: Forms, Legal, Buyers, Sellers

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Does a landlord have to pay for a hotel room?

05/28/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Find out what a landlord’s responsibilities are when making repairs.

Categories: Legal, Landlords

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Is the deal dead if one party doesn’t accept an amendment?

12/10/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

What happens to a deal with an unsigned amendment.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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When a seller may want to wait to make agreed-upon repairs

12/03/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Can a buyer exercise his right to terminate during the option period after requested repairs have been made?

Categories: Forms, Legal

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Can a buyer get out of the contract after the option period ends?

09/03/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Lender-required repairs can lead to contract termination.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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Does a buyer have to accept the property as is?

08/25/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Find out why a buyer shouldn’t leave the property-condition paragraph blank.

Categories: Legal

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Use your negotiating skills if your seller thinks repairs aren’t necessary

08/04/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Sellers don’t have to make repairs, but here’s why they may want to.

Categories: Legal

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Who decides which repairman to use?

07/07/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

TREC contracts address who can make repairs, but not who can pick the repairman.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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How the Repairs Paragraph changed

05/19/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The Texas Real Estate Commission changed the requirements regarding who the seller can use to perform repairs.

Categories: Forms, Legal